With an emphasis on technical and scientific electronic computing equipment, the Computer Museum illustrates the progress in computer technology and its use from World War II to the present day. In order to show how scientific computing was done in the pre-computer era, the collection includes mechanical, electromechanical and electronic calculators, slide rules and table-books.
Many of the machines are in working order. They are equipped with original system and application software and fully documented. In our Data Atelier we can read, on request, data from outdated media like punched cards, papertape, and a variety of magnetic storage media, using the original peripheral devices. (We are not equipped however, for retrieving data from media diagnosed as broken, crashed, or with unidentifiable coding).